The Westergasfabriek is a former gasworks built in 1883 by the British Imperial Continental Gas Association. In the 1960s gas production was terminated at the complex and many of the buildings were demolished. In 1989 the remaining buildings were officially recognised as industrial monuments and saved from demolition.
In 1996, the city of Amsterdam kicked off a formal development project to renovate the remaining buildings and transform the Westergasfabriek and surrounding area into a park and destination for cultural activities. The park was officially opened in 2003.
In addition to hosting events, the Westergasfabriek complex is open to the public and boasts cafes, nightclubs, a bakery, movie theater, and much more. The modern park surrounding the site offers a peaceful open space perfect for a quiet walk, game of frisbee, or a picnic with friends.
Culture Park Westergasfabriek
1014 DB Amsterdam
T +31 20 586 0710 F +31 20 681 3062
Directions to The Westergasfabriek:
Grotere kaart weergeven _